I have two questions related to a former American Eagle operator: Wings West Airlines. Wings West operated flights on behalf of American Eagle in California and was one of the airlines acquired by American Airlines when forming “American Eagle Airlines.” Wings West initially operated the BAe Jetstr...Jump to post
And they're now seeking approval to add more aircraft to their certificate, to lift the current cap the FAA has imposed on them. Hmm... That's a DOT, not FAA, limitation. In February, Eastern requested to go from 10 to 18; the DOT has yet to approve. More recently 21 Air has requested an increase f...Jump to post
FAR 25.807: (7) Type A. This type is a floor-level exit with a rectangular opening of not less than 42 inches wide by 72 inches high, with corner radii not greater than seven inches. (8) Type B. This type is a floor-level exit with a rectangular opening of not less than 32 inches wide by 72 inches h...Jump to post
Apparently, TWA felt that they needed an “Ozark” timetable if they were operating certain flights as such, and distributed a small number of copies to each station with instructions to hand them out only if asked. Eventually, the certificate was transferred, and Ozark Air Lines disappeared into TWA...Jump to post
The type certificate says that the 747-400 with 550 on the main deck has 5 pairs of type "A" exits. The 747-8 is limited to 495 seats on the main deck, since door 1 has type "C" exits.Jump to post
An interesting discussion here:
(search on The final “Ozark” timetables )
I noticed that 21 Air has added a 767-224 to its certificate. Apparently it is interchanging C-FOIJ with CargoJet. When it flies transborder DHL it's operated by CJT. When it's US domestic DHL, it is operated by CSB. Is there a crew swap? I assume. The airplane is on 21 Air ops specs when operating...Jump to post
GalaxyFlyer wrote:N47 wrote:KCaviator wrote:Wow, yet another Part 91/135 accident...
Im fairly confident this was part 91. Part 135 is a whole different ball game, they cant be lumped together like that.
Probably a 125 operation, more than 19 passengers and payload >6,000 pounds.
Flights are set for every Tuesday, from October 26 through December 14.Jump to post
6. iAero prepares to add 737-800F pair: both are from BlackRock, currently at DHN. MSN 29916 (ex-Anadolu Jet) and one of these three: - MSN 30704 (ex-Regent Airways) - MSN 30671(ex-Aeromexico) - MSN 29040 (ex-Ukraine International Airlines) I'd bet a beer that the other iAero frame will be MSN 3067...Jump to post
STL-TBN ends tomorrow. that means TBN has a service gap until Oct 12th . I though EAS required incumbents to stay until new entrant comes in? Maybe because contour isn't technically EAS? Bingo. The Department expects Contour and SkyWest to work together to make a smooth transition at Fort Leonard W...Jump to post
"Max Pax" isn't new, and can be one of several mods. It allows the A320 to go to 195 seats and the A321 to go to 244 seats. I did not insinuate that it was new. I am interested why Airbus is offering it as a 188seat solution instead of 194/5 eats (194 seats would probably require another ...Jump to post
I was going through the SDRs on this aircraft yesterday. Pretty dang young both hours and cycles wise (76000/14500-ish) but it had a spate of recorded work in June, enough so I thought for a second it had had a heavy check back then. It had a 4-day stop in Miami in June, then a stop in Mexico City ...Jump to post
tofen wrote:MO11 wrote:DHL bought PT-MOC (now N6382) from Jetran yesterday.
Only 9 years old! That one's a catch for DHL to get their hands on.
Do we think her sister PT-MOB / N6381, LN 1031, are going the same way?
wjcandee wrote:MO11 wrote:N1619A (which has been running DHL lately) ferried to Opa-Locka today. Even lower-cost maintenance?
I'm assuming that it's going to Xtreme Aviation. They're certified to work on 767s, but I can't think of anyone who has used them, although I guess there must be.
Another route announcement for the Tecnam P2012 Traveller. Quincy Illinois for 36 weekly round trip flights for Cape Air. That's some decent utlization. Destinations of Chicago (Ohare) and StLouis. That's the current schedule. Two airplanes overnight in Quincy. Flight crews based at Quincy. Planes ...Jump to post
Unless something has changed since January, aha! is a DOT 380 platform- unless XE owns part of aha! now... the business plan has been out for 9 mos raising private equity. I think this is going to be like the last PEOPLExpress (Vision Airlines dba), which was DOT 401. Aha! will buy seats on Express...Jump to post
While this trend will probably continue for 50 seaters, if UA does get those 19 seater ES-19s that they ordered a few years from now, I'd bet some of these routes could return on UA. The range of the ES-19 is only about 400km, but that is still enough to cover IAD-IPT-SWF and EWR-HVN. Though I high...Jump to post
SaabFA71 wrote:Well, maybe IPT doesn't have the international demand, but the domestic demand could be there.
The link says: "Passenger capacity was increased from 64 to 70 seats." How was that done? Oddly, the EASA data sheets shows the maximum seating capacity (including crew) to be 77 (regardless of serial number). In the US, the maximum was 68 passenger seats. - did BAe produce white-tails an...Jump to post
Aren't they all Part 135 operators? There is a difference between a 135 operator and a carrier operating DOT 380 public charters... Looking at the Part 380 legislation, there doesn't seem to be anything explicitly prohibiting codeshares. Look at it this way...the passenger has to sign an operator/p...Jump to post
N916BR, the new iAero 737-800 conversion, completed by Commercial Jet at DHN, left DHN this afternoon for delivery to iAero’s base at GSO. Looked like from the pictures by eightcone at DHN that it was complete, and this certainly confirms that! Well, it spent a year at TNA (July 2020-June 2021) but...Jump to post
Further to the above, the stored 742F at FJR is EW-460TQ / N691SR reg'd to Aircraft Guaranty Corp. As we discussed earlier in the year, she lit up her transponder a few times back in February. MSN 23919 / LN689. A relatively young nose loading machine. Desirable I would think if she is in decent ni...Jump to post
This currently limits them to 19 aircraft. From wjcandee's post that makes 11 MDs plus 784 & 781 to come, so 13 plus 3+1 744s makes 17 total. With the balance of the ex-LH machines to arrive you can see the need for the removal of the cap. From that same application, it says that it has 24 airp...Jump to post
Question about repatriation flights: This isn't a JPATS flight where the people are technically criminals being moved about the US Bureau of Prisons system, so presumably security is different. But given that at least some of the folks being repatriated are not eager to be returning whence they beg...Jump to post
I looked at the data: LHR-ORD went from 55 departures in March to 89 departures in April. But in May, LHR-BOS went from one to two daily departures without any reductions in other markets.
When LGW-BNA ended, there were no changes in other markets.
The next ex-EasyJet A319, G-EZIY, has ferried from QLA>EMA for painting as N3305U. https://flightaware.com/live/flight/GEZIY Wait, what’s going on with these? I thought the latest word was that the U2 CFM-powered birds will not join the fleet and will instead be sold. They are (maybe not in one pie...Jump to post
Scramble has a pic of the first Silver ATR in Amazon colors. https://www.scramble.nl/civil-news/1st-amazon-atr72f-spotted Anyone else surprised that they didn't give it a full freighter conversion (window plugs, freight door, etc.)? That is IPR Conversion's BFC package (Bulk Freighter Cargo). The L...Jump to post
PSU.DTW.SCE wrote:One of the retired 77E's is showing a ferry flight today:
7008 N867DA B77E VCV-CWF
Was their a buyer for the 77Es?
. Of course, this plane, the Traveller, hasn't seen any sales in the USA outside of Cape Air. Could be that Cape Air has the bulk of early delivery slots? Perhaps other carriers are waiting to see how the aircraft works out for Cape Air before placing their orders later on as delivery slots free-up...Jump to post
Following the issue of an AD for the 747classic and -400 aircraft, the worldwide 747 freighter fleet will have to be inspected before October 05th 2021' [...] Although ADs are routinely issued, the current unavailability of repair kits and the fast-approaching effective date of October 05th could c...Jump to post
Here are articles on the Sequoia Conversions project: https://www.kansas.com/news/business/aviation/article254080068.html https://www.kake.com/story/44694766/wsuniar-werx-to-convert-777-to-cargo-plane https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/aerospace/2021-09-10/niar-werx-accepts-first-777-cargo-conv...Jump to post